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Press Conference with Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux

Cannes Film Festival director, Therry Frémaux gave some remarks yesterday during press conference. He expressed how special it was that Quentin Tarantino will be returning with his new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a whole 25 years after the release of Pulp Fiction. He also expressed his reasons for choosing Alejandro Inaritu as the Judge for the festival's jury, stating that "there were a lot of reasons to choose him as he comes from a land that is less represented in c...

Filmfestivals.com will hold the annual Wine Tasting for Festival Directors Reception May 22

Filmfestivals.com returns May 22 with its traditional annual reception for festival organizers in Cannes. Wine tasting with wines from France and from all these beautiful places in the world where festivals take place. Special thanks to our friends from Estonia for hosting the festivities at their Pavilion. RSVP for festival directors.     ...

Last Chance to Catch #Tribeca2019!

NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER It's your last chance to catch #Tribeca2019!  There are still plenty of opportunities to see some amazing new films and events before It wrap up Sunday.  This year's Festival included 113 feature-length films, 63 short films, and 33 immersive storytelling projects representing 44 countries. Screenings of the award-winning films will take place throughout the final day of the Festival, Sunday, May 5th, at various venues. ...

2019 Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

    NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER   The Tribeca Film Festival will kicks off April 24 with the world premiere of HBO documentary “The Apollo” at the iconic Harlem venue. The documentary by director Roger Ross Williams follows the history of the Apollo, and includes new interviews with Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson and Jamie Foxx. It also tracks a new production of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “B...

Hunter Todd, Houston Worldfest founding director, talks to filmfestivals.com

Learn from the festival director who gave their first festival prize to Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, the Coen brothers, : the mission, th ehistory, the gala, the regatta, the city, the ambiance : things you need to know about Worldfest Houston.   ...

VIDEO Interview with Craig Prater, president Heartland Film Festival

Craig Prater, President of Heartland International Film Festival joined the 28-year old organization in 2016.  Previous to his current position, he served with entertainer Sonny Bono as the Executive Director of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, co-founded the PS International Short Film Festival and co-founded the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. he spoke in Palm Springs during AMDOCS with filmfestivals.com     ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

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The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

The Hollyweed Film Festival Director - Keith Kurlander

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Tired of rejection ? Get UR Film seen at the HOLLYWEED FILM FESTIVAL. Read all about it here. https://hollyweedfilmfestival.com/ ...

Early Deadline tomorrow March 15th

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Hey Film Makers, Writers and Directors, So tomorrow is the Early Deadline for our Forty and Over Film Festival and just wanted to give a shoutout to everyone to get their films in before the fee goes up. We are so excited to see the amazing films coming in so far and can't wait to see what else is out there!   www.fortyandoverfilmfestival.com    Good luck everyone!! Frank Festival Director ...

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Boston Jewish Film Announces Susan K. Adler as New Executive Director

Boston Jewish Film is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Adler as the new Executive Director. Adler brings more than 20 years experience in leading nonprofits, extensive development work, and strategic planning to the organization. She previously held executive roles at Cradles to Crayons, Inc., The ALS Association, and the Utility Contractors’ Association of New England, Inc. Adler’s background includes the development and management of many organization’s co...

VIDEO: Dieter Kosslick jokes during the Berlinale Kamera to Sandra Schulberg

Nothing like a good joke on film professionals. Thank you Dieter Kosslick. Checck this one: "The german filmmaker trying to take a power breakfast meeting with an american buyer at AFM, an ending in the shower?."   ...

VIDEO: Opening introduction of Sundance 2019 Robert Redford, his 34th introduction speech!

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival kicks off with Robert Redford, Executive Director Keri Putnam, Festival Director John Cooper, Director of Programming Kim Yutani, and select programmers sharing what this year has in store. Be a part of the community, a part of the conversation and watch the VIDEO.       ...

Cucalorus Board Member Jackie Olive Premieres at Sundance!

Always in Season Premieres this Saturday at Sundance! Works-in-Progress graduate, alumni of the Residency Artist Program, Filmed in NC Grant Recipient, and current Cucalorus Board Member premieres her film Always in Season at Sundance this Saturday! Congratulations, Jackie!! Get details about the Premiere >> ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival - Discounted All Day Passes!

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ATTENTION NYC Indie Film Fest supporters - We hope you're just as excited as us for the upcoming 10th Annual Festival! Ten years is a big deal, and we're gonna celebrate accordingly! Wanna get your passes asap? Luckily for you, they're discounted! Head on over to FilmFreeway and purchase your passes. For any questions email us at info@nycindieff.com    https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF/tickets     ...

Yehonatan Indursky Attends Autonomies U.S. Premiere at NYJFF 2019

By Maria Esteves – January 22, 2019 The 28th New York Jewish Film Festival Centerpiece U.S. Premiere of AUTONOMIES, by Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Yehonatan Indursky commenced Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater. A special Q&A discussion immediately followed with director Indusrky and interpreter Amir Bogen moderated by NYJFF programmer Gabriel Grossman. Director Indursky discussed the reason for the name tag switch of a new born child by a...

Interview with Weihnachtsfilmfestival's André Kirchner - Berlin's eclectic Christmas Film Festival

(© Teresa Vena)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   The third annual Weihnachtsfilmfestival 2018 is right around the corner, running from Friday, December 21st to Monday, the 24th at Moviemento Kino Berlin. It may be centered around Christmas but don't be fooled, it's an eclectic mix of festive and not so festive films. Festival director André Kirchner says that although his first unconventional Christmas Film Festival in 2016 started out as an ...

Marguerite short-listed at Oscars!

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We are so excited to announce that one of the short films featured in our 2018 festival, "Marguerite" directed by Marianne Farley, has been short-listed for an Academy Award! Congrats to the filmmakers! We are honored to have featured your film in our festival!     Want to submit? Visit: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

Accepting Submissions: 2nd Annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival!

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We are now accepting submissions for the 2nd Annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival!  Join us in this new exciting tradition! All happening October 11 - 20, 2019! What could be better than fall in NYC and Paris, watching your film along with other new and exciting films while meeting fans and filmmakers from around the world! CERTIFICATES FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES, THE CERTIFICATES WILL BE GIVEN OUT AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY IN PARIS THIS YEAR. Best Narrative Feature...

1st Annual NYC 2 Paris International Festival Winners!

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We had 23 INCREDIBLE films from 8 different countries! Thank you to all the filmmakers who took part and the fans that attended! Without your support, none of this would be possible!  We are pleased to officially announce the 2018 winners!  (Note- the list of winners is also on our website) BEST SHORT FILM Alone by Antoine Laurens BEST DIRECTOR Jeremie Seguin (Sweetheart, Mon Poussin) BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM Nicolas Fabian (Alone) BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM ...

Interview with Torsten Neumann about the last 25 years as Oldenburg festival director

By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   There was a long wait, but I finally got a chance to sit down with Oldenburg Film Festival director Torsten Neumann to discuss the 25th year of this very special film festival, what one of the director's described as "punk rock" or a "punch to the face", but in a good way. It was such a treat to sit down and discuss films with someone whose passion about films oozes from his pores.     Torsten Neumann pre...

Interview - A chat with Oldenburg Film Festival director Torsten Neumann

By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   There was a long wait, but I finally got a chance to sit down with Oldenburg Film Festival director Torsten Neumann to discuss the 25th year of this very special film festival, what one of the director's described as "punk rock" or a "punch to the face", but in a good way. It was such a treat to sit down and discuss films with someone whose passion about films oozes from his pores.   Torsten Neumann presenting awa...

Part two of Festival happening this week! (Plus after party!)

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Hey filmmakers and movie fans! Don't forget there will be a WRAP UP PARTY on Friday night in Paris! ???????? After the last screening we will announce the winners of the festival and then all celebrate until the bar closes, around 2AM. It will be a good time for you to meet other filmmakers, movie geeks and have your picture taken by our official photographer! ???? Of course for those who can only make it on Thursday, we will also have a small celebration after the screenings...

Short Short Story Film Festival 2018 - call for entries

The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes in its 12th year.  There is no fee to submit. Click here for more information: http://www.mergingartsproductions.com/Film/SSS/Submissions.aspx ...
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